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New Guest Blog - Petina from Oye Modern reports from Alt Design Blog Summit!

30th January, 2012
Lucy Feagins
Monday 30th January 2012

Petina of I Like You World and Oye Modern (pictured top right) reports from Alt Design Summit on the Guest Blog this week!

GOOD MORNING and get ready for an inspired week on the Guest Blog, as we hear from Petina of I Like You World and Oye Modern, who was super lucky to attend Alt Design Summit just 2 weeks ago in Salt Lake City, USA!

If you are not familiar, Alt Summit is basically the design bloggers’ conference to end all conferences!   Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge, Heather Armstrong of Dooce, Gretchen Rubin of The Happiness Project, Ben Silbermann of Pinterest, Erin Loechner of Design for Mankind and MANY MORE were in attendance this year!  For goodness sake.  SO. JEALOUS.

You may recall last year we heard from Melbourne's most colourful blogger, Pilgrim Lee of Draw! Pilgrim, who attended Alt Summit 2011 and gave us a stellar round-up of her wonderful time at the conference, learning from some of the world's best design bloggers and meeting lots of new US blog buddies!  Jenny and I were supremely jealous at the time, and daydreamed about attending Alt Summit ourselves one year!  Sadly another year has passed and we still didn't make it... but luckily for us Petina has put together a fantastic week of highlights from the event!  I wonder if any other Australian bloggers went along... do leave a comment and let us know your thoughts if you did!

Petina ran her own fashion boutique and clothing label in Melbourne for 7 years, before moving to Sydney 3 months ago to work as the Marketing Co-ordinator at Oye Modern, a fantastic online jewellery store.  Oye Modern was in fact one of our very first sponsors many moons ago when TDF was just a baby blog :)  Petina blogs at I Like You World and tweets over here!

Massive thanks to Petina for her Guest Blog this week!  I really hope to get to Alt Summit myself next year!  Who's with me?!

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